Some people are solely employed as fruit packers but you may find yourself picking and packing as each farm will half different requirements and staffing structures.
Below is a set of key tasks performed by fruit packers
- Observing and evaluating fruits and vegetables as they move across the sorting table
- Removing debris and defective fruits and vegetables that are moving across the sorting table
- This work involves standing in the one position doing repetitive actions for a long period of time.
- You will have to do alot of bending, twisting, reaching below shoulder height, so try stretch and look after yourself
This is a good alternative to bucket boy work which can be very heavy and demanding and you will be indoors most of the time which can be a benefit if the harvest is during winter.